Adam Boyden

Liberal Democrat councillor on Mendip District Council for Frome College ward Learn more

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Changing Places for Frome and Wells (updated)

by adamboyden on 6 October, 2017

Original article (updated below) In February, after a short campaign (see here), Mendip District Councillors approved a plan to bring Changing Places facilities to the district. Changing Places is a national standard and campaign for toilets and changing facilities for severely and profoundly disabled children and adults who have complex and profound disabilities and cannot […]

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Running again, and other news

by adamboyden on 14 July, 2017

Dear all, I am running the Frome 10k again this year, trying to raise money for Fair Frome (who run the food and furniture banks) and also specifically to raise funds for a Changing Places facility for Frome, so that people with severe and profound disabilities will have somewhere to ‘go’ to spend a penny or two in […]

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My super Frome 10k run

by adamboyden on 8 July, 2016

Once again I am running the Frome 10k on Sunday 17th July, as part of the Frome Half Marathon/10k/5k/1k events. Last year as Scooby Do was tricky, what with that tail wagging everywhere. This year I’ve got a Super Mario costume which should be easier, unless there’s a heatwave. “Here we go!”. This year I […]

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On Sunday I am going to run the Frome 10k, to raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation and the Neuro Foundation. Please can you consider sponsoring me, whatever the amount, at www.virginmoneygiving.com/AdamBoyden 50% of the money raised will go to Make A Wish Foundation UK –  http://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/ and 50% will go to the […]

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  Update: Thanks to everyone involved   I would like to thank the race director and the organisers of and volunteers at last weekend’s Frome Half Marathon events for making it such a fantastic day for our town, and congratulate them all for a job well done.Running the 10k as Superman was absolutely fabulous and […]

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Frome Community Funding workshop, 26th March Frome Town Council are holding a community workshop on Wednesday 26 March at 7 (7.30) to 9pm at Frome Town Football Club, to discuss what local funding is available to community groups and projects, and how you can access it. See http://www.frometowncouncil.gov.uk/news/view/participate-frome-next-steps.  Rodden Meadows consultation, 26th March The above workshop […]

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So much going on in Frome

by adamboyden on 28 October, 2013

Reasons to be cheerful… it’s soon #Frome SuperMarket, Artisan, Flea, Farmers & Peoples markets, Sunday 3rd Nov: http://www.fromesupermarket.co.uk/ What do you want to see happen in #Frome? Public consultation begins today on the draft Frome Neighbourhood Plan: http://www.frome-tc.gov.uk/neighbourhood-plan/ ‘Participate #Frome‘ week, to encourage all to have their say and get involved in projects across Frome: http://www.frome-tc.gov.uk/participate-frome/ […]

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Running Frome 5k – Update

by adamboyden on 31 July, 2013

Thanks to everyone who has donated!  My justgiving page has taken £85.00 plus over £20 giftaid for Carers UK online and I have added £45 offline donations. See http://www.justgiving.com/Adam-Boyden.  I have agreed with the national Carers UK HQ that 50% of this will go to the local group (East Somerset, which covers Frome and the Mendip […]

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Running the Frome 5k

by adamboyden on 19 July, 2013

‘Mad dogs and Englishmen’ comes to mind, but … I am going to run the Frome 5k ‘fun run’ this Sunday 21st July, in the late morning sun, alongside my wife (who started running with a local running club recently). It’s part of the 2nd Frome Half Marathon and 10k event – http://fromehalfmarathon.co.uk/ – which hundreds […]

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